Diavolo Duo in Uphams Corner Nov. 11

Greater Boston House Concerts is presenting Diavolo Duo in Upham's Corner. The Diavolo Duo is Orlando Cela on flute & Venezuelan cuatro, and Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar. From Argentina to India and Japan to Venezuela and Cape Cod! Some of the master works for flute & guitar, and little gems for guitar and cuatro. Music by Astor Piazzolla, Ravi Shankar, Toru Takemitsu and Antonio Lauro. The concert will be at 21 Virginia Street. Doors will open 7:30 p.m., and the concert will begin at 8:00 p.m. The concert will be $20 and $15 for students. An RSVP is required. For more information, and to RSVP, call 617.947.1330, or email Aaron Larget-Caplan.

Roxbury Women's History Tour Nov. 12

On Saturday, November 12, Discover Roxbury will be hosting the Roxbury Women's History Tour! The names and stories of Roxbury's men are familiar to most people. But how many stories do you know about Roxbury's prominent women? Dr. Z, Susan Dimock, Melnea Cass, Muriel Snowden, Elma Lewis, and others made important contributions to the neighborhood, Boston, and American society. Explore their histories and see their legacies on a fascinating tour led by members of the Boston Women's Heritage Trail! >> Read More

World War I Talk & Photo Exhibit Nov. 11

On Friday, November 11th, the Dorchester Historical Society will be hosting a talk and photo exhibit of Dorchester men who served in World War I. Karen MacNutt, Retired Colonel in the National Guard, will speak about World War I and display artifacts and clippings from the war. The society recently catalogued a photo album put together by a Dorchester doctor who examined local servicemen prior to their eintrance into service. The event will be at 7:00 p.m. and will include rare original photographs of people from Dorchester who had served in World War I. The men later sent him photos of themselves. The exhibit will also be open on November 12th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. These events will be held at the William Clapp House, 195 Boston Street in Dorchester. To find out more about the Dorchester Historical Society, check out their website!

Alexi Paraschos, Muse Stew @ Dot2Dot

On Sundays in November, Dot2Dot will be having Sunday brunch with LIVE MUSIC from long time Dot2Dot performer, Alexi Paraschos! On Sunday the 20th, he will switch out with Muse Stew, a sextet playing original compositions and jazz standards. Brunch is held from 8 am to 2 pm, Tuesday through Sunday at Dot2Dot. Find out more at Dot2Dot's website. Dot2Dot is located at 1739 Dorchester Avenue, 02124.

Annie Liebowitz @ JFK Library Nov. 18

Annie Leibovitz will be discussing her new book, Pilgrimage, at a John F. Kennedy Library Forum on November 18. The event will be from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m at the JFK Library. The book explores the places where the people who have inspired her have worked and includes the homes of Henry David Thoreau, Eleanor Roosevelt, Marian Anderson, and Abraham Lincoln, among others. Tickets are limited to two per person, please check to see whether the event is full. For information on this and other JFK events call 617.514.1600. Also check out the JFK Library Forum Schedule here.

The Dot Four @ Dot2Dot Nov. 18

On Friday, November 18th, there will be poetry from "The Dot Four," a group of local Dorchester women who will share their thoughts on being active in Dorchester! Check out Dot2Dot's menu online at their website Meg Campbell, Jean Knox, Sandra Kohler, and Cornelia Veenendaal - make up the quartet of poets who offer "poems of experience" - 'poems informed by decades of life not only as writers, but as teachers, mothers, gardeners, involved citizens of their community, observers of city life and the natural world'. Please come out and support these local poets, enjoy a meal and socialize with your neighbours! Dinner will be from 6:00 p.m., and the reading will start at 7:30 p.m. Dot2Dot Cafe is located at 1739 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester, 02124. Call 617.436.2368 for more information!

Dinner and Movie @ Dot2Dot Nov. 11

On November 11th, Dot2Dot will be hosting a dinner and movie night! The featured movie will be "Like Water for Chocolate," a movie based on a novel by Laura Esquivel, and winner of 11 Ariel awards. The movie is a whimsical love story in which food plays a very important part. Set in Mexico and released as a novel in 1989, "Like Water for Chocolate" was the highest grossing movie for its time. There will also be a set 3 course dinner menu at $25 per head. Dinner will start at 6:00 p.m. and the movie will be at 7! For more information, check out Dot2Dot's website, or call 617.436.2368. Dot2Dot is located at 1739 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester, 02124.

Cleveland Center Poetry Night Nov. 4

Interested in rhymes? The Cleveland Center is having a poetry night this Friday! Come for light refreshments, snacks and a whole lot of poetry.  The Cleveland Center is located at 11 Charles Street in Dorchester. The event will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more info contact Laticia at

If you have talent, flaunt it. If you’re gallant, want it.

No need to distress, just come and express.

At least there will be poetry for free by the likes of you and me.

"Well I See" @ Hibernian Hall Nov. 5

On Saturday, November 5, Hibernian Hall will be host to an exciting original collaboration between music and dance; Boston and New York. “Well I See” is a collaboration among choreographer Mickey Davidson and her dancers (New York City) and the members of the Makanda Project jazz ensemble (Boston), exploring the interlocking relationship between music and dance. The creative results will be presented at Hibernian Hall in two performances: Saturday evening November 5 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday afternoon November 6 at 3:00 p.m. The event will cost $20. Hibernian Hall is located at 184 Dudley Street in Roxbury. For more information about the event, click here!

Can we Talk? Oct. 27

Do you remember Boston's busing / desegregation crisis? Were you or other members of your family affected? Do you think the history has an impact on public education or on our community today?


There will be a free screening of a new film, “Can We Talk?,” on Thursday, October 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Great Hall of Codman Square Health Center. The film features personal stories from Boston’s busing and school desegregation crisis and invites you into a project to seek truth about that era, learn from it,  and work for change in the schools and in the city based on what we learn.


To find out more or to host a screening in your area, contact or call 617-830-508.

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